Object of Desire

It's fair to say that Art Deco was the first art movement to herald today's global village, in that it spread like wildfire across the world.

20th January, 2013
Coloured glassware from the Silver Shop, Powerscourt Townhouse, Dublin 2, price €295.

It's fair to say that Art Deco was the first art movement to herald today's global village, in that it spread like wildfire across the world.

On stylistic grounds this 1930 stylish liqueur set comprising a decanter and six glasses is probably Czechoslovakian.

Thanks to the help they gave to the Allies in WWI, the Czechs and the Slovaks were rewarded with their own country, Czechoslovakia, an area that comprised Moravia, Austrian Silesia, and Bohemia, world...

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